There are many factors when dealing with aggression including:
1. Being scared-new person or place
2. Defending territory
4. Too much play
There are many things to do for inappropriate scratching.
1. Starting early to reinforcement good scratching,
2. Making sure they have plenty of scratching posts
3. Trimming nails,
4. Redirecting bad behavior by moving her to something she can scratch on
5. Cat nail caps
If your cat is waking you up in the middle of the night, you can try a few things to help.
1. An hour pf play time before bed
2. Feeding close to bed time
3. No attention when they wake you up-no getting up, yelling, moving etc.
Do not use your hands and feet for play time. This can cause them to view them as toys and aggressive behavior toward them.
Bengals are more vocal than other cat breeds. That doesn't mean your kitten will be meowing all the day.
A free, easy toy that will be loads of fun! A little explanation about why your cat loves boxes.
Another term is "making biscuits." Absolutely normal behavior.
Upper Respiratory Infections - These are common in cats. This article has great information.
Feline Infectious Peritonitis - Again, this vaccine is controversial and shouldn't be given. FIP is highly unlikely to affect your cat.
We recommend staying up to date on your cats rabies vaccination if they are around any other animals or go outside at all.
Many things cause diarrhea in cats
2. Tritrichomonas Foetus
3. Wrong diet
*Giving 100% pure pumpkin can help upset stomachs and stop diarrhea*
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Although we test our breeders yearly, HCM can unfortunately develop at any time. Until they find a DNA test for this, Bengals yearly echo-cardiograms are the best way to test our breeders.
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus - Do not give your cat the vaccine if you find a vet that does it. It is not safe. It is extremely unlikely your will contract it. Here are ways to minimize risk.
Feline Leukemia Virus -
If your young kitten will be outside a lot and could come into contact with other animals, their poop etc. talk to your vet about the FeLV vaccine. If they won't be outside much until older, you can not give it as they become less susceptible once they are older.
Resource on grieving the loss of your pet. It has an article and links to other resources.
Get your kitten used to you touching their paws and then introduce nail clippers. Make it a positive experience. Add treats, cuddles before and after etc.
Shouldn't be necessary unless they get really dirty, Or possibly sick or get ear mites.
Again, unless your cat in sick, you shouldn't need to clean anything. Here are some tips though.
Cats do not need baths unless they have been outside and gotten their feet muddy/dirty and you want to wash them off. Bengals do love water to play in.
Brushing is not usually necessary for Bengals as they have short coats, shed less and groom well. If you want to brush your Bengal, you can once a week to get any excess hair off or just because they like it, go for it.
If there is a large build up, they can do a dental cleaning under anesthesia.
We recommend cleaning your cat's teeth with a cat toothbrush once a week. You can also let them chew on bone, it helps keep their teeth clean and in good health. This will greatly reduce the tartar build up and the bad breath smell. Have your vet check your cats teeth at every checkup.